This post is the first of a four-part series for ABQ Mom. In the upcoming posts, parents with experience in independent schools will cover a variety of topics such as the application calendar, tuition assistance, and admission testing. We...
It's wild to think that our children are entering their third school year affected by COVID. My little second grader has never attended a full school year without a disruption due to the pandemic, and yet she has had...
As a mom, it breaks my heart to say this, but as an educator, I have to tell you what we are seeing. Over the past 18 months, our kids have largely taken a hit to their learning foundations....
High school students in our state are back in class virtually. They are adapting phenomenally. If you know a high schooler, give them a (virtual) high five. Dear High School Students, In case no one has told you today, you are...
One week into summer and our days are already filled with fun activities, time outdoors, and reconnecting with friends and family. I noticed I need to be really intentional with carving out time for my kids to practice their...
For some people, puzzles are fun . . . a “mystery” to be revealed by careful investigation. Some lean towards engineering, some sports, art, communications, science . . . you get my point. We are all different from birth...
If you've started looking at preschool for your little, you've likely run across the term "New Mexico PreK." We've partnered with one particular New Mexico PreK provider, ABQ Child Care, to answer your questions about this free early childhood education...
So, New Mexico says all public schools will give all students the opportunity to attend school in person on or before April 5. You know what this means? It's the first day of school! Normally the weeks leading up to the...
In-person school saved my family. It really did. Ezra, sit up. Stay still, pay attention. I'm sure this is engrained into his tiny little head. Virtual school was supposed to be three weeks. Instead, it is still that way almost...
Like most parents, the idea of virtual learning came with all sorts of question marks. Above and beyond the generic safety, I had no clue how my 1st grader (or myself) was going to not only survive, but thrive...
Education has changed more quickly than we could have envisioned just one year ago.  Parents have been forced to adjust to a new reality: juggling work, bills, shopping, family activities, and now even more of the workload for their...
Are you homeschooling your children? I have created easy “Daily, Weekly, and You Did It” printable planner to use to help organize kids' learning. As a former educator and type A personality...ahem...I NEED to write down my thoughts and plans....
On Sunday, November 15, Manzano Day School will be hosting a virtual Open House at 2 p.m. for families interested in enrolling students PreK through 5th grade for the 2021/22 school year. RSVP HERE. Virtual Open Houses are new this...
Teachers, you are my heroes. Without warning, your lives were turned upside down. Students were never to return for the remainder of the school year, and everything you knew about teaching shifted in the blink of an eye. From warm...

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Guide to Homeschool Resources in Albuquerque

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Homeschooling is a growing option for families as a choice for education along with public, private, and charter schools. Here in Albuquerque, homeschool resources...